what is the order of the strongest pain killers from greatest to least
22 Mar 2013
There is no true way to do this. There are different classifications of drugs and many within the same classification are similar in strength and it is a matter of opinion on which ones are stronger. As a general rule, you can go by their controlled substance classification. CII's tend to be the stronger ones, like Morphine, oxycontin/oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydromrphone methadone and fentanyl. CII's have the highest abuse potential, CIII's are next strongest. This includes drugs like Tylenol with codeine, hydrocodone, propoxyphene (which is no longer on the US market). CI's are illicit drugs or drugs with no medical uses.
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3 answers • 1 Sep 2010
Friend's leg amputated,cancer now terminal-horrid pain.Need ascending list of strongest painkillers!
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I thought oxy cotton was the strongest. My mom has a tumor on her liver and she is on pain meds but don't she need the one that has less Tylenol?
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